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That poetry survived in its formal agencies finally, and that prose survived to get something said
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"That poetry survived in its formal agencies finally, and that prose survived to get something said"

- Robert Creeley

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This quote by Robert Creeley speaks with the power of language and the value of both poetry and prose. He is suggesting that poetry and prose have actually both had the ability to survive and grow in their own ways. Poetry has been able to endure through its official agencies, such as its structure, rhyme, and meter. On the other hand, prose has actually had the ability to survive by being able to successfully interact concepts and messages. This quote is a testimony to the power of language and how it has actually been able to make it through and thrive in various kinds. It is a pointer that both poetry and prose have their own special strengths which both are essential in conveying ideas and messages.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Robert Creeley between May 21, 1926 and March 30, 2005. He/she was a famous Poet from USA. The author also have 14 other quotes.

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